Mary Servoss (1881-1968) was a actress. She appeared on stage in Chicago, New York and London. The collection consists of
correspondence, photographs, books, scrapbooks, and printed materials related to Servoss' life and career.
Servoss was born in Chicago, Illinois; her first stage appearance was at the Grand Opera House in Chicago playing a small
part in Lorna Doone, 1905; her first appearance on the New York stage was the following year at the Fourteeth Street Theatre as Alice in Bedford's hope; she appeared as Portia in Shakespeare's The merchant of Venice with David Warfield at the Lyceum, 1922; her first appearance on the London stage was at the Duke of York's Theatre as the
title character in De luxe Annie, 1925; managed summer stock companies in Michigan and Ohio playing Ophelia, Juliet, Beatrice, and Rosalind, 1911-16; died
5 boxes (2.5 linear ft.)
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